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Modern, user-friendly command-line HTTP client for the API era

HTTPie aitch-tee-tee-pie is a user-friendly command-line HTTP client for the API era. It comes with JSON support, syntax highlighting, persistent sessions, wget-like downloads, plugins, and more.

The project's goal is to make CLI interaction with web services as human-friendly as possible. HTTPie is designed for testing, debugging, and generally interacting with APIs & HTTP servers. The http & https commands allow for creating and sending arbitrary HTTP requests. They use simple and natural syntax and provide formatted and colorized output.

Main features:

  • Built-in JSON support
  • Colorized and formatted terminal output
  • Sensible defaults for the API era
  • Persistent sessions
  • Forms and file uploads
  • HTTPS, proxies, and authentication support
  • Support for arbitrary request data and headers
  • Wget-like downloads
  • Extensions API
  • Expressive and intuitive syntax
  • Linux, macOS, Windows, and FreeBSD support
  • All that & more in 2 simple commands: http + https


Details for httpie

  • BSD-3-Clause

Last updated
  • 6 May 2022


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